Police identify body found in Maumee woods

Published: Jan. 21, 2021 at 2:09 PM EST
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MAUMEE, Ohio (WTVG) - Police identified the body of a man in the woods in Maumee.

The deceased person has been identified as Terry Kyle Schmerge, a 32-year-old white male. There is no recent last known address for Schmerge.

The cause of the death has not yet been determined by the Lucas County Coroner’s office. There is no visible evidence of trauma or criminal activity. It is believed that the deceased was in the field for less than 48 hours.

Officers said someone walking a dog found the body behind the Pinnacle Banquet Hall.

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